Luke Sumpter

Luke Sumpter

About

Luke has worked as a cannabis journalist and health science researcher for the past seven years. Over this time, he’s developed an advanced understanding of endocannabinoid system science, cannabis phytochemistry, and cultivation techniques.

His passion for these subjects has led him to write for a wide range of publications, and enabled him to complete his BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation degree dissertation on the emergence of the endocannabinoid system in musculoskeletal medicine. He has a special interest in the search for alternative sources of natural cannabinoids outside of the cannabis plant, and the potential role of these compounds in the future of medicine.


Top stories by Luke Sumpter

Troubleshooting

How To Deal With Hermaphrodite Cannabis

Understanding hermaphroditism in cannabis is key to becoming a more capable and experienced grower. It's something most cannabis cultivators will encounter at some point, so it pays to be informed. Find out how to identify and deal with hermaphrodite cannabis plants, and how to prevent them from ruining your precious crop in the future!

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How To

How To Clean Trimming Scissors for Cannabis

Cleaning trimming scissors is probably the least fun part of the harvesting process. But this article provides insight on the proper way to take on this task, and the numerous benefits of doing so. Learn how to get your sticky scissors gleaming once again!

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Troubleshooting

Cannabis Bud Rot: How To Avoid, Identify, and Get Rid of It

Ever heard of cannabis bud rot? If you haven't, or if you're already suffering from the plight, this article provides practical advice on preventing it from happening, as well as rectifying the situation to the best of your ability.

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Reviews

Is trustpilot trustworthy? Not for the cannabis industry

Trustpilot is the most comprehensive review platform on the internet, but with reputable cannabis companies disappearing from their listings, is the site really "open to everybody"? We reached out to the affected businesses to find out more.

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Lifestyle & Culture

How to combine cannabis with meditation

Take a hit of some good weed, especially some indica, and you'll find yourself falling into a deep state of contemplation, to the point where it feels like you're meditating. What if you wanted to actually meditate, though? As many have discovered, cannabis pairs excellently with the practice of meditation, so long as you also practise moderation.

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CBD

What is the best cbd:thc ratio in cannabis?

Your options for cannabis strains have never been wider, and now you can choose based on the ratio of CBD to THC in the buds. Some strains contain CBD with little THC, others vice versa, and another group, known as 1:1 strains, feature the two in equal measure. There are benefits to each ratio, and there are fine strains in each category.

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Lifestyle & Culture

Bitcanna is updating to cosmos blockchain technology

Click the link to read about exciting developments for BitCanna, and how upgrading to Cosmos technology will benefit the entire cannabis industry.

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Health

Cbd oil and the keto diet: what you need to know

Following a keto diet can offer a wide array of health benefits, but it's not always easy to stick to. You'll need all the help you can get, and CBD oil may be an ideal companion in your effort to maintain ketosis. Let's carefully consider the benefits of the keto diet, and see exactly how CBD oil can fit in and potentially enhance the results.

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Lifestyle & Culture

Air-pots vs regular pots: which is better for cannabis?

While it may seem like a regular old container, the pot you grow your cannabis in is vital to its health and yield potential. Standard pots do the job for the most part, but Air-Pots and Smart Pots have become popular for having distinct advantages. We'll discuss the pros and cons of all these types so you can decide which is best for your setup!

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How To

How to roll a joint: step-by-step guide

Being able to roll a joint puts you in a special class of stoner. When your friends want to smoke weed without fiddling with a bong, you can come to the rescue! Even when you don't have friends around, there's nothing wrong with rolling joints for yourself. We'll detail everything you need, and show you exactly how the perfect joint comes together.

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